Hackers have pilfered some 2 million user passwords and credentials for Facebook and other social media and Internet sites, according to IT security provider Trustwave. The hackers attacked computers in about 100 nations.
Chase says hackers compromised servers for the bank's UCard Center website for prepaid card accountholders, potentially exposing card numbers. The bank is not reissuing cards, but it's offering free credit monitoring.
In this week's breach roundup, read about the latest incidents, including a hack of an online dating service that reportedly compromised millions of passwords and a breach that affected thousands of Milwaukee city employees.
The White House is intensifying its effort to get federal agencies to adopt continuous monitoring and move away from the paper-based checklist compliance they've followed for a decade under the Federal Information Security Management Act.